Automotive Collision Repair

 

The Auto Collision program prepares students for a career in the automotive collision repair industry. From metalworking, painting and detailing, to the satisfaction of restoring vehicles, our hands-on, technologically advanced certified training program will teach you the skills needed to repair and restore a wide variety of vehicles. Our curriculum follows the I-CAR, ASE, and NATEF (National Automotive Technical Education Foundation) guidelines.

Our ASE certified instructors teach with the aid of the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) advanced technician curriculum, which includes the ability to read technical manuals, make precise measurements and work with advanced computer technology. The EGTech College Auto Collision program provides instruction in three areas: Non-Structural Repair; Paint and Refinishing; and Structural Repair. Upon completion of each of the three programs, our students are prepared to take the ASE tests for that subject area.

Our state-of-the-art facility includes: GARMAT downdraft spray booth along with two matching prep decks for painting; a fully stocked solvent and waterborne paint banks for maximum paint mixing and matching capabilities; a new 3M fresh air system for painting; a Chief Titan 360 frame rack; 5 Clean air welding booths for students to learn welding, ensuring a safe and perfect welding environment; MIG welders; oxy-acetylene torches; English wheels.

Individual courses may be taken if the prerequisites have been met. You will have the opportunity to work in the field while you attend class.

                    

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Gainful Employment Information

2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate. 

Part-Time (evening)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/20/2018 2/1/2020 M–Th 6:00pm–10:00pm
10/1/2018 3/1/2020 M–Th 6:00pm–10:00pm
1/7/2019 7/1/2020 M–Th 6:00pm–10:00pm

 

Program Cost

 

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Earning Potential

Occupation Projected Job Growth 2014-2024 10% Wage 25% Wage Median Wage 90% Wage
Autmotive Body and Related Repairers 20% 13.31/hr ($27,680/yr)

17.54/hr ($36,490/yr)

22.83/hr ($47,480/yr)

38.53/hr ($80,140/yr)

Wage information is based on the O*NET Online Occupational Database and Career One Stop for the Denver Metro Area. Entry-level employees can expect wages between the 10% and 25% rates in the first 1-3 years in a job. The 90% Wage is typical of someone who has been working in the occupation for 7 years or more. 

*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only. 

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Auto collision estimator for repair facilities
  • Auto repair supply stores
  • Auto repair shops
  • Auto repair/restoration and custom shops
  • Car dealerships
  • Insurance estimator

 

What professions can I choose?

  • Auto insurance adjuster
  • Custom painting and graphics
  • Estimating
  • Non-structural repair technician
  • Structural repair technician
  • Paint and refinishing technician
  • Parts specialist
  • Service advisor

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Auto repair supply stores
  • Auto repair shops
  • Auto repair/restoration and custom shops
  • Car dealerships

 

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From our students...

My teachers, class and program are great they all come together as one.

 

Tyrone Chavez
Barbering Student

From our teachers...

I think most women don’t know that welding is an awesome trade for them; women have much more refined motor skills.

Ryan M. Thomas
Welding Instructor